Added Mar 22, 2012
I wanted to play with peter pan collars again, so I added them to the bodice of my fav pattern McCalls 5845. I made adjustments to the front and back, added collars, replaced the skirt with a gathered skirt.
Info and more photos blogged here
Pattern: M5845 bodice with mods: added Peter Pan collars, raised the back to a high scoop, self drafted gathered skirt.
Size: Size 6 bodice, graded to size 8 waist.
Length 50cm (54.5cm with 3cm hem and 1.5cm SA)
Skirt width 1.2.m
I cut the 1 piece on the centre fold (60cm wide, from centre to selvege, length 54.5cm).
Fabric: 1m linen (black), 1m poplin (lining) (black).
Notions: Invisible zipper (black) 24", Gutermann thread (000).
The style is cool and sporty beach wear that can be worn anywhere!
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